All aboard! Autumn is upon us and all you leaf peepers may already be mapping out the best places to see fall foliage in Maryland. If you only have time to visit one place this fall, make it the Western Maryland Scenic Railroad. Full of stunning natural beauty, this is possibly the best fall foliage train ride in Maryland.

Check out the below video by YouTube user dferg100 to get a glimpse of just how stunning this fall foliage train ride through Maryland really is.

Have you been on this fall train ride in Maryland? If so, we want to hear all about your experience! Share your thoughts with us in the comments below. For more fun, check out the Walkersville Southern Railroad in Maryland. Or you can look at Airbnb Experiences for some one-of-a-kind adventures in your state.

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What are the best pumpkin patches in Maryland?

Visiting a pumpkin patch is one of the best things to do in Maryland in the fall. And good news, there are some incredible pumpkin patches in Maryland:

  • For starters, take a trip to Middletown and explore Jumbo’s Pumpkin Patch. Spanning more than 130 acres, this family-owned farm becomes an autumn wonderland every October. Meander through the grounds on a hay ride and come home with a gorgeous gourd.
  • You should also check out Knightongale Farm in Harwood. During the weekends, they often host exciting fall festivities. Bring the kiddos along and let them enjoy the magic of the season! 


Where can I go apple picking in Maryland?

It’s not quite the fall in Maryland until you’ve eaten a freshly baked apple pie made with apples you picked yourself. Some of the best spots for apple picking in Maryland are: 

  • Larriland Farm in Woodbine. Bring the family and pick some tasty apples right off the tree. It’s the recipe for a perfect day.
  • Rock Hill Orchard, located in Mount Airy, is another great place to visit.


Of course, we’re barely scratching the surface of all the amazing apple orchards in our state. For more ideas, read our full article about the best places to go apple picking in Maryland.

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